CMS/SMC
2012 CMS Summer Meeting
Regina Inn and Ramada Hotels (Regina~Saskatchewan), June 2 - 4, 2012 www.cms.math.ca//Events/summer12

Students


AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session

Students are encouraged to present a poster with a topic of their choice on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 3. To register for the poster session, the on-line form has to be completed no later than April 30.

The session organizers will take care of poster setup. Judging will take place Saturday, June 2, 2:30-5:00 pm, followed by a reception 5:00 - 6:00 pm. Presenters are asked to give a short (~3min) presentation to the judges and remain at their posters during judging to answer questions. The winners will be announced at the reception following the judging time period. Prizes are awarded to the three best poster presenters, based on content, organization, and presentation. Each winner will receive two complimentary tickets to the banquet taking place on Sunday, June 3, as well as $100 and a framed award certificate. Prizes are awarded at the banquet.

Submission form
Poster Tips
Poster Abstracts

Congratulations to the award winners!
AARMS Award - Alison Purdy (Regina)
CMS President's Award - Angshuman Bhattacharya (Regina)
CMS Student Committee Award - Tyler Wood (Regina)


Math Education Workshop - CANCELLED

The CMS Student Committee is pleased to announce a workshop on Mathematics Education, to take place at the Regina Inn from 1:30 to 3:30 pm on Friday, June 1.

This workshop is primarily intended for graduate students and post-docs, although everyone is welcome. No registration is necessary; the workshop is free to anyone registered for the CMS Meeting.
The workshop will focus on:
- teaching beliefs/philosophy
- writing a teaching philosophy statement

The workshop will be lead by Dr. Vi Maeers, a mathematics educator who has served as Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at the University of Regina for the past 5 years.


Student Social - Experience MOSAIC!

Meet in the hotel lobby at 6:00 pm on Saturday, June 2, to go on a group excursion to Mosaic. Mosaic is an extremely popular multicultural event with pavilions all across town featuring music, dance, food, and more, from various cultures. More info will be posted as soon as it is available. Free passes will be given to students registered for the CMS Meeting. We suggest you bring some cash for food, drinks, and other miscellaneous items you may wish to purchase.


Student Travel Support

With the support of CRM, the Fields Institute, MITACS and PIMS, grants are available to partially fund the travel and accommodation costs for bona fide graduate students at a Canadian or other university. Preference is given to Canadian students. To apply for this funding, applicants should submit a letter written by their supervisor or departmental graduate advisor, providing the following: name of student, area of study and level, how the student will benefit from the meeting, whether or not the student be speaking, and what support is available from other sources.

This letter should be sent by March 15 to Travel Support. Applicants will be notified early in April of the funding decision.

If successful, the student will receive a cheque for reimbursement of expenses after the meeting and upon completion and submission of the standard Travel Expense Claim Form, along with appropriate original receipts.

For more information, please contact the Meeting Committee.

Event Sponsors

University of Regina Regina Hotel Association AARMS: Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences Centre de recherches mathématiques Fields Institute Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

Support from these sponsors is gratefully acknowledged.


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